QuickNews

Here you'll find the latest, greatest exploits of the College of Optical Sciences in short and simple soundbite format. QuickNews items are collected in Watts Up!, the college's biweekly newsletter. Subscribe today!
 

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Congratulations to Jack Jewell, PhD 1984,  for receiving the prestigious 2021 IEEE Photonics Award. This IEEE Photonics Society award recognizes individuals with a history of outstanding achievements in the field of photonics. Among the...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
By Tammy OrrI have spent fifty years of my professional life up to my eyeballs in optics. It has been delightful. It has been enlightening. It has brightened my life.(William L. Wolfe, “Optics Made Clear,” SPIE Press, 2007)Often when I...
Monday, June 29, 2020
A spectrometer system invented by Wyant College professor, Tom Milster and co-inventors Pramod Khulbe and Barry Gelernt, is now being used for its ability to detect COVID-19. UArizona startup, Botanisol Analytics, anticipates being able to field...
Thursday, June 25, 2020
"Become an Innovator" is the tagline for OSA's new digital Innovation School. Seats are limited! Registration closes once all seats are taken. Register today. OSA describes the school, "In 5 days, you will learn about the key...
Monday, June 22, 2020
Congratulations to Miaomiao Xu who is the 2020 recipient of the Jewell Award for Extreme Optics. Miaomiao is the third recipient of the award. Past recipients of the award include Xin Li for the 2018-2019 year and Hekun Huang for the 2019-2020...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Each spring, the College of Optical Sciences recognizes incredible students, as nominated by professors and selected by a faculty committee. We would like to congratulate John Mack (Outstanding Senior), Ryan Hamilton (Outstanding...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
As we struggle to emerge from our COVID-19 crisis, we face another deep national crisis.  Reeling in the wake of the horrific atrocities committed against black members of our community over the past several weeks, we find ourselves immersed...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
OSC is working on a return to campus! The University of Arizona’s plans to reopen campus for classes this fall brings complex logistical challenges and new procedures for faculty, staff, and students.  The university has established...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
The Wyant College is proud to share that Ph.D. student, Kira Hart, was selected to receive a competitive NASA FINESST Fellowship in the Earth Science division. Hart's winning proposal is titled "High-altitude balloon demonstration and...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Mary and Michael Turner enjoy meeting, teaching and helping University of Arizona students.“I thought the people I went to school with were brilliant, and they were, but the students today have experienced so much more. The university should...